That is exactly what happened with the last guy in that office.
There are places in Mississippi that functioned as tort mills for a long time, although most of them are not populated with people who look like him.
The problem with Apollo was that the command module had nothing like the supplies of consumables that would be needed for another spin around the Earth, and it was moving substantially faster than LEO speeds - it wouldn't be reentering in another ninety minutes. And the Apollo CM had a slightly asymmetric distribution of mass, allowing it to generate lift and steer itself (Apollo 11 extended its reentry path to avoid storms, e.g.).
If you're worried about skills, require a commercial driver's license. Problem solved.